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V-Max® Futter- und Biomassemischungen


… winter-hardy, EFA-compliant in Germany with possible usage as fodder


  • Suitable as a cover crop for green manure and soil improvement or for fodder production
  • Balanced combination of nitrogen multipliers and decreasers has a positive effect on plant growth and soil life
  • Italian rye grass uses growth periods in winter
  • Winter vetch and winter forage pea are valuable protein components for fodder
  • Increases agro-ecological value through high blossom variety and density
  • Carbon Farming: the enormous root formation actively contributes to humus formation and CO2 storage.
  • viterra® LUNSGAARDER GEMENGE is also available as an organic - mixtures

Blend details:

Weight % : 29 % Italian ryegrass
28 % Crimson clover
22 % Winter forage pea PIONIR
21 % Winter vetch BELLA
Free of crucifers : yes
Free of legumes : no
Winter hardy : yes

Crop rotation suitability:

Sugar beets +
Intensive crops
Maize ++
Cereals ++
Oilseed rape ++
+ suitable / ++ strongly recommended


  • Green manure
  • Biogas- and fodder production
  • Humus formation
  • Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation
  • Protection against erosion
  • Nitrogen fixation

Agronomic features:

Weed suppression: 7
Protection against erosion: 9
Ground water protection / Nitrogen conservation: 3
Humus formation: 8
Cold- and frost resistance: 9
Drought tolerance: 6
bad / early / short / low
good / late / long / high
Type of root Tuft root
Rooting depth 120 cm

Cultivation recommendations:

Recommended sowing rate 50 kg/ha
Sowing depth 2 - 4 cm
Sowing period Late August to mid-September or in spring as undersown crop for maize - depending on location!
Fertilization An early fertilization to promote the initial development is recommended.
Crop protection Usually there is no crop protection required
Sowing method Drill sowing ensure high crop emergences
Harvest As green forage with loader wagon, for silage use with loader wagon or with chopper after prewilting phase
Harvest date April to early May

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